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a boiling point at two occupied wall street demonstrations as police moved into effect protesters. >> what is waiting for us in december? the forecast as we continue. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning. i am mindy basara. >> i am lisa robinson. thank you for joining us this morning. >> it feels more like winter. december is right around the corner. let's look at the current conditions. we are in the low 40's at the airport. the wind is starting to pick up her dress for temperatures in the 30's. we don't expect any rain or snow today except for western
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maryland. we have partly cloudy skies and breezy conditions with a high near 52. we'll come back and check the forecast for the weekend. >> good morning. a nice start for the most part. we start on the harrisburg expressway southbound approaching mount carmel. the word of a spill. this is tying things up just a bit. making retorts dulaney valley. moving well trawling past 795. 95 in great shape down towards the capital beltway -- moving well traveling past 795. a new accident on route 4 at 258. there's a downed tree in lothian. we're using -- suggesting route 4 as an alternate. something to keep in mind in anne arundel county. moving well in greenspring.
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traffic moving without delay. this is the harrisburg expressway. watch for the delays approaching mount carmel with that fuel spill. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> police have begun sweeping out demonstrators supporting the occupied wall street movement. police began evicting protesters in philadelphia and removing tents. those protesters then took to the streets in an impromptu marched around city hall. no arrests have been reported. this was the scene over los angeles as police began to the arrest protesters. about 500 tents remained after the monday deadline came and
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went. outrage over a confrontation between a student and teacher in baltimore county and a special education school. >> it has gone viral on youtube. kim dacey is live with more. good morning. >> the video was taken in september outside the youth in transition school in baltimore county, run by the national center on institutions and alternatives. it is a private school, described on their website as a special education school, focusing on students with autism and emotional and intellectual disabilities. the video showing a confrontation between a student and teacher was posted on youtube and has gotten at least 20,000 hits and sparked thousands of comments, both in support of and critical of the teacher. the dispute turned physical after the teacher goes inside at one point, then comes back. >> you need to look me in the eyes when you speak. yeah. yeah, exactly. exactly! what's up -- that's what i need -- that's what i need from you.
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>> in a statement, school officials said, "we terminated the instructor and we contacted baltimore city child protection services. that official told 11 news the school only filed that about the incident when the video was posted on youtube. the student was 17 at the time and never reported the incident to the school. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> officials considering the punishment for a 10th grader at pauley high school -- poly high school after he reportedly brought a gun to school. officials investigating reports of a sexual assault of a student. a male student assaulted a female student inside one of the bathrooms at gruntal high school. they believe the victim knows her alleged attacker. >> it is still early. we believe the suspect and victim are known to each other.
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it was reported as a sexual assault inside the bathroom at around high school. >> administrators are taking the appropriate measures to handle the incident. a man sits behind bars on $125,000 bond accused of multiple burglaries in howard county. police believe craig webster is responsible. he reportedly was trying to use a credit card stolen from an academy. he may be responsible for other robberies for other churches in the area. >> a man at the center of the woman's disappearance is a free man. gary giordano was released after prosecutors failed to produce enough evidence to hold him any longer. he said robyn gardner disappeared during a snorkeling trip. >> police are investigating a
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possible carjacking and shooting in northwest baltimore. it happened at about 10:30. details are still sketchy at this hour. the search continues for a suspect in connection with a deadly shooting in southwest baltimore. police arrived on the scene around 7:45 tuesday night. the 29-year-old victim was shot in the head and was taken to shock trauma was pronounced dead minutes later. >> lawmakers on both sides of the aisle want to extend payroll tax cuts for millions of americans. tara mergener examines where they stand. >> both parties agree this tax cut could be good for the economy. they disagree on how to foot the
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bill. in a move that may help avert another bitter battle on capitol hill, congressional republicans now say they may support an extension of the payroll tax cut. >> in all likelihood we will agree to continue the current payroll tax relief for another year, but we believe that it should be paid for. >> gop leaders say they will unveil a bill this week to extend the cuts for one year. but without imposing a surtax on wealthier americans, which democrats support. >> this is a 3.25% tax on people who make more than $1 million. we don't tax the first million dollars. i think it is fare. -- fair. >> this would keep cuts in place for another year and produce the payroll taxes by another 1%, giving middle-class families up to $1,500 more in their paychecks next year. >> it is important to divide
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insurance against possible shops down the road. >> the extension could boost the economy up to 2%. can lawmakers agree on how to pay for it? >> in the end, will have to be worked out between the democratic senate and republican house. >> the president travels to pennsylvania today to make a case for the payroll tax cut. tara mergener, wbal-tv 11 news. >> is he in or is he out? that is the question that herman cain's staff does not have the answer to. the reallocations of a 13-year affair. he has been dogged by accusations of sexual harassment by four women. he said he will reach a decision
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in the coming weeks. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think it's time for herman cain to bow out of his presidential campaign? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> 6:09. good news for a subway sandwich fans. a special deal today. >> memories of 1979 are being revived. >> a judge sends them to four years but conrad murray's stay behind bars could be cut in half. >> ava marie any bed and breakfast. >> sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. a problem of the tunnel tolls and some problems elsewhere.
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good morning. we're back with a live view of the skycam. 45 degrees downtown. a cold start to the day. i'm live in federal help at the scarborough fair bed and breakfast. one of the great bed-and- breakfasts and you guys have a tour coming up.
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i'm here with the owner. you have wanted to do this since you're a child. >> my grandmother and i, we used to play bed and breakfast and make up menus. we would have pancakes and i would pretend to check her into her room. >> this big event happening on sunday. you are the chef. what kind of food we prepare? >> we are doing local lines. do salmon for the white and stake for the red -- steak. >> this all benefits moveable feast. >> you can get tickets online. it is this sunday from 2:00 p.m.
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until 7:00 p.m. >> we do have colder weather in place. maybe some showers leftover in the mountains. we're dry in baltimore. the have homemade bisciotti -- they have homemade bisciotti. >> this all benefits a good cause. thank you, ava. things are quieting down for us. the big storm is pulling away to the northeast. on the backside, the wind will start to kick up as the colder air comes rushing into maryland. it is not that when the right now but the wind will pick up litter and gusting to around 20. it will make it feel a lot cooler than the actual temperature -- the wind will pick up later today. most of the rain we had yesterday is pulling up north of boston. we have some rain and snow on
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the backside that will stay west of us. into western maryland, there could be a little bit of rain or snow and perhaps even a touch of an accumulation and those higher elevations. around baltimore, a mix of and sun and clouds. 41 at the airport right now. 39 in parkton. a lot different than it yesterday. a mixture of sun and clouds. breezy and cooler this afternoon with a high temperature in the low 50's. tonight, mostly clear. the wind will die down. upper 20's and low 30's. nothing going on. temperatures will stay around average for this time of year. low to mid 50's through saturday. the high temperature around 60 on sunday. the next chance for rain on
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monday and tuesday and a looks like it will get callold. 6:16. >> good morning. we're seeing delays in the southbound direction of the harrisburg expressway. this is due to it feels built on the southbound side approaching mount carmel road. you are seeing some lane closures and the southbound direction. daytona road, report of fire activity. northbound 895, watch for a disabled vehicle being worked on. we have closures because of a downed tree. on route 4, an accident at 258. 895. is a 9 the problem is northbound at the
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harbor tunnel toll, a disabled vehicle. the harrisburg expressway is the biggest problem. the impact being felt from approaching york road down to mount carmel. watch for that fuel spill. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> 8 los angeles to judge has thrown the judge at the former physician to the late michael jackson. he got the maximum of four years. urray ase denounced m a reckless physician. penn state students will gather at a town meeting to talk about the recent sex abuse scandal. the four is the first of three to give students a chance to talk about this.
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there are several investigations into how the university and handled the allegations that led to sandusky's arrest. some staff are being brought back from iran. hundreds of protesters tossed molotov cocktails and set fire to an embassy vehicle on tuesday appeared britain upgraded their sanctions against iran -. the embassy is officially closed. >> as passengers get ready for the holiday travel season, a major u.s. airline has filed for bankruptcy. american airlines is seeking chapter 11 protection. the have expensive labor contracts. they plan to honor passenger
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tickets. heating oil will cost 10% more than last year. propane will be up 9%. if you consider using an electric space heater, be sure to lower the heat in other rooms. adding insulation and caulking will help lower your costs. some surprising news that may be reassuring if you're afraid to fly. jane king has the bloomberg business report. >> more people have died in crashes on government aircraft then on commercial airliners over the past five years. this excludes flights in war zones. bad news if you're addicted to
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watching tv on line from netflix. starting next year, at least one major cable operator will start charging customers for internet access based on the amount of data they use. investors keeping an eye on shares for the big banks. s&p cut their credit ranting on several banks. a mixed close for stocks yesterday. there was a strong report for consumer confidence. the bloomberg maryland index on losses for lockheed martin. subway sandwich chain is expected to announce plans for a sub for only $2 for the month of december. a good way to boost traffic in december. i'm jane king for wbal-tv 11 news.
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>> i love that subway deal. >> you are going to be eating a subway dinner every night. >> you go during our great. >> a strong start for the terrapins but a shaky finish. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers.
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. the big problem is the harrisburg expressway in the southbound direction. it is at a crawl down to mount carmel. we have a fuel spill taking up the right lane. watch for those delays in the southbound direction. take york road as your alternate. the toll road, we have some fire activity in the parkville region. in lothian, an accident still clearing at route 4 and 258. the rest of the major roadways looking pretty standard. this is dogwood road. those delays falling into place from approaching 795 down to edmondson. on the harrisburg expressway, this is the pace of things.
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crawling southbound from the parkton region down to mount carmel. the right lane is closed. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> good morning. nothing going on weather-wise. it is colder than yesterday. 41 at the airport. the wind is starting to pick up. a mixture of sun and clouds. breezy and cooler than yes it with a high near at 52. we will come back and check the forecast going through the weekend. >> definite signs of progress but frustrating finished for the maryland men's basketball team, losing two ellicott last night -- losing to illinois last night. looking strong in the first half. inside game. maryland by 9.
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maryland freshman, long two. got it. illinois took the lead for the first time. sam maniscalco for three. terrapin's trying to close. carol stoglin. leonard slams the door shut on the terps. maryland falls to 303 on the young season -- 3-3. >> the jacksonville jaguars will soon be under a new management, pending league approval. the news came hours after the jaguars and fired their head coach. the new owner insists the team will remain in jacksonville. rumors persist that los angeles will
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remain the new home. reports that the boston red sox have settled on bobby valentine as their new manager. the teams have never won a division title but he did take the new york mets to the world title. >> i have visions that the orioles would not be managed for a week. >> that would be interesting. >> 6:27. still ahead, more signs the holiday season comes to baltimore. how you can take part in the festivities. >> youtube video showing a confrontation between a students and a teacher. >> an apology for a blind veteran. the fire department said they are sorry.
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>> i am alive at federal hill talking about a longstanding
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>> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today.
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>> good morning. welcome back to 11 news today. i am lisa robinson. >> i'm mindy basara. thank you for joining us this morning. and 70's for 60's the past several days. we're in the upper 30's below 40's. it feels cooler because of the breeze. a mixture of sun and clouds. a bit of a breeze from the west. you'll feel like it is in the 40's for most of the day. we will check the forecast for the upcoming weekend. >> video of a confrontation between a student and teacher has gone viral youtube. >> kim dacey is live with that story. >> the school is run by the national center on institutions and alternatives. the video has received tens of
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thousands of hits on the internet. >> [yelling] >> you got to get on first. >> the argument between the teacher and the student is already in progress when the video starts rolling. they were standing outside of the ncia youth in transition school in baltimore county. it's a private school described on their website as a special education school focusing on students with autism and emotional and intellectual disabilities. >> let me end it for you. you don't want to go to school no more? i will make sure you don't go to school no more. no more! don't put your hands on me and watch you don't have to go to school for three months. >> the incident happened in september. someone posted the video on youtube where it's gotten at least 20,000 views and sparked thousands of comments both in support of and critical of the teacher. the dispute turns physical after the teacher goes inside at one point, then comes back out. >> you need to look me in the eyes when you speak. >> yeah. >> yeah, exactly. exactly! what's up -- that's what i need -- that's
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what i need from you. >> a school official told 11 news that the school found out about the altercation when the video was posted on youtube. in a statement, the official said, "we terminated the instructor and we contacted baltimore city child protection services." the student was 17 at the time and never reported the incident to the school. officials did not give us the name of the teacher or the student. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> testimony continues in the so-called rublerobocall trial. calls were made in the final hours of the 2010 gubernatorial election. prosecutors contend the call was an illegal attempt at voter suppression. the lawyers said there is no evidence of a crime. >> this whole thing is created to say we beat you in the election but we will thrust the
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power of the state against do in terms of intimidation for future elections. >> the state could wrap up its case as soon as today. julius henson will stand trial in february. follow the trial on a website, wbaltv.com. >> a former u.s. army ranger will get a new trial. the court of appeals ruled that gary smith must be allowed to introduce testimony regarding his roommate. smith was convicted of second- degree murder for shooting mcqeen in the apartment that they shared in gaithersburg. >> the fire department has issued an apology after emergency medical services -- curtis graham is blind and uses a service dog to get around.
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he was hit by a car when crossing the street. he was told he would be denied treatment unless he left his guide dog behind. he was paid a visit. >> i accept the apology. they are going to extend trading to more paramedics so they know in the future if something like this happens again that they know the service dog has to go with that person. >> his guide dog was so traumatized that he was sent back to school to be retrained. and in our boat stable is back in business a few blocks down the street. the mayor joint business leaders for the ceremonial ribbon cutting at phillips seafood at the power plant. officials used the occasion to announce a new location at the
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maryland live casino in arundel mills when it opens next summer. >> the switch was thrown yesterday -- last night on the new holiday garden display at the gardens. it features 51 different figures and a dazzling display of more than 6000 lights. you can see the display throughout the season at st. paul place and pleasant drive. join me tomorrow night on the square for it monumental occasion, the annual lighting of the washington monument. it will be on tv at 7:00 p.m. after the nbc nightly news. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> that will be a great night. tracking some problems on the harrisburg expressway. southbound 83 backed up approaching york road. we have a fuel spill and the
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right lane is closed. take york road as your alternate. in parkville, daytona road, fire activity. some delays on the west side around 795. that is filling up quickly down towards edmondson. a problem in love him. route 4 at 258. the j.f.x. is looking good. problem free into town. problems on it harrisburg expressway. approaching york road, it will be a while. 80 gallons of fuel were spilled. we will keep you posted on that. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now we go to ava marie at a bed- and-breakfast in the city. >> good morning. it is so cozy.
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it feels more like home rather than a hotel or motel. they have a bed and breakfast tour happening this sunday. i'm alive at the scarborough fair, a bed-and-breakfast in federal help. the event is 2:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. you can get tickets at ticketleap.com. you can tour many of the bed and breakfasts around baltimore. they will have food and wind. we're expecting much colder conditions -- food and wine. it is dry. we have sunshine into the weekend. i have my coffee and bisciotti. i will stay here another night.
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at bank of america, we're lending and investing in the people and communities who call baltimore home. from funding to help a local business expand their operations... to financing for an organization which provides affordable housing for artists... and partnering with a local hospital to help expand patient care. because the more we do in baltimore, the more we help make opportunity possible. >> this pair of earrings set a
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world record at auction, going for $4 million. the winner paid about $83,000 per carat. another record was set for a pair diamonds, the highest ever price for colorless di amonds. over $3 million for a bottle. it was made in beijing. that far exceeds the estimated 1.1 $5 million it was expected to get. >> a firm has a new if design. they got together to create a city made of gingerbread with a
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few jellybeans sprinkle with gumdrops on the side. it will be dotted and put down on despite a local hospitals -- it will be donated and put on display at local hospitals. much like you guys. >> 43 degrees on tv hill. asexual salt at an anne arundel school -- a sexual assault at an anne arundel s
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>> welcome back to 11 news today. school officials investigating
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reports of it sexual assault of a student. a male student assault the if the most student in one of the bathrooms during the school day. police investigate a possible carjacking and shooting in northwest baltimore. it happened at druid hill avenue. no word on the condition of the victim or the search for a suspect. is he in or is the out? that is the answer that herman cain's staff does not have the answer to. he has been dogged by accusations of sexual harassment by four women. >> that brings us to your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked -- do you think it's time for herman cain to bow out of his presidential campaign?
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>> we will post more of your answers on the front page of wbaltv.com. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. looking at bad news on the harrisburg expressway. southbound traffic not moving. that delay appears approaching not caramel. there are 80 gallons of fuel.
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consider york wrote or anything else as juror alternates. you can wait and leave all but late this morning. harford road at joppa road, watch for an accident in parkville. we have some fire activity at daytona road. speed to route 22 minutes on the outer loop west side. those delays falling into place and that is backing up traffic on southbound 795. crude for a -- route 4 at 258, watch for delays. we do have problems on the harrisburg expressway. 83 southbound not moving approaching york road down to mount carmel. the right lane it is closed. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. ava marie joins us from -- you are in federal hill, right? >> i am at the scarborough fair
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bed and breakfast. they are having a tour coming up. a big tradition coming up in federal help next friday. a whole shopping experience cold moonlight madness. many of the local shops getting involved. >> curassow it is a home and getsift store. have all kinds of interesting things for your home and for the person that you love. >> you have such unique items. a chocolate ornament. where do you get these great items? >> these are from different vendors located across the world. this is made by a woman who grew up in russia. decided to bring them to the u.s. >> you are one of 21 shops that
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will be participating. there will be free gift wrapping. you can get a passport as you check into the stores and you can get discounts. shop local for the holidays. that is happening next friday in federal help. nothing going on across the state of maryland. there could be some light rain and snow showers in the western mountains this morning. much colder, tony. i love this ornamental. >> i do not know about chocolate ornaments. maybe i could resist for a week. we have some wonderful shops around baltimore. thank you, ava. we will talk to ava during the 7:00 a.m. hour.
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the big storm is pulling away to the northeast. we have a west wind that is bringing in some chilly air. we will stay dry. we were around 60 yesterday. it will feel more like it should this time of year. at least all the rain is gone. we have some snow on the backside. if you drive into western maryland, into allegany and garrett counties, there could be a mix of rain and snow and the higher elevations, there could be sent-no accumulations. keep that in mind if you're driving west of baltimore. we will see a few stray clouds from the mountains and pennsylvania. 41 at the airport. it feels about five degrees cooler because of the breeze. dress for temperatures in the 30's.
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a mixture of sun and clouds. high temperature around 52. sunrise in just a few minutes. tonight, mostly clear and chilly. temperatures drop back to the 20's and 30's. the weather stays quiet into the weekend. low to mid 50's through saturday. it will warm up on sunday. close to 60. next chance of rain on monday and tuesday. then it gets cold for the middle of next week. >> outrage over a confrontation between a student and teacher in a special education school was all caught on tape. kim dacey joins us with the details. >> the video was taken in september outside the youth in transition school in baltimore county, run by the national center on institutions and alternatives.
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it is a private school, described on their website as a special education school, focusing on students with autism and emotional and intellectual disabilities. the video showing a confrontation between a student and teacher was posted on youtube and has gotten at least 20,000 hits and sparked thousands of comments, both in support of and critical of the teacher. school officials said we terminated the instructor. that official said the school found out about the altercation when the video was posted on youtube. the student was 17 at the time. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> here is matt lauer with a look at what is coming up next on the "today" show. good morning. will herman cain dropout? he told his staff he is reassessing his candidacy. ann is live in baghdad where joe
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biden is visiting with the troops as they prepare to withdraw from iraq. twins taken away from their father after he was named a primary suspect in the case. an alarming new study on the levels of arsenic in your child uses. we'll talk about the results with dr. oz. all that and much more when we get started on it wednesday morning. >> 43 degrees on tv hill. >> we will come back and check the weather and traffic together before you head out to start your day.
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>> 83 is a mess. >> have the right lane taken out. they are trying to clean up a fuel spill. tractor-trailer passed through and spilled that fuel. york road is your alternate. have an accident in cockeysville. joppa road, watch for a crash. delays in place on the west side along with 795. this is york road. you can see that ramp. it is going to be a mess. i would delay your departure. the tractor-trailer was disabled on the shoulder. >> weather-wise, there is no
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weather to talk about. it will be breezy with a high near 52, but no rain or snow in the forecast. you'll notice the difference when you step out this morning. right now we're in the 30's 40's. >> looking for more weather and traffic together? be sure to join us this morning for 11 news at 7:00 a.m. on wbal plus. >> you'll find more local news as well as up-to-date traffic and weather information. you can find it all on comcast channel 208, verizon fios 460, and 11-2. >> thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> we will be back with a live update at 7:25. >> have a good one. >> follow breaking news and weather any time at wbaltv.com, and stay connected with us on facebook and twitter.
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